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Greater Boston is undergoing a housing crisis fueled in part by large corporate landlords. Undetected in the conversation about the greed of these landlords is one of the largest entities with countless properties, and yet the least accountability: Harvard University.

In the latest article from The [F]law, Rosie Kaur examines how and why Harvard Law students of color are being funneled into Big Law: “Big Law’s Capture of Students of Color.” Related Systemic Justice Resources From The [F]law: Lisa Fanning, The Corporate

In September, Kwame Anthony Appiah, styled as “The Ethicist” at the New York Times, wrote a piece titled: Is It OK to Take a Law-Firm Job Defending Climate Villains?” examining “whether taking a corporate law job means abandoning your values.” He

In his revealing article in The [F]law, “The Blind-Eye Blizzard: How a winter storm captured the Texas regulatory body,“ Zach Berru, examines why, despite knowing its electric grid was vulnerable, Texas was still devastated by the 2021 storm and asks: Has

In her superb article in The [F]law, “Safe” and “Effective”?: IUDs and the Corporate Power Problem,” Sarah Zahedi takes a close look at the IUD, a small plastic T-shaped birth control device, that is one of the most popular forms

In her superb article in The [F]law, “Land is a bank account: A journey into the polluted heart(land) of American agriculture,” Liz Turner tries to work through the troubling implications of a boom in farmland investment, only to find American

See Jon Hanson’s long twitter thread on the need for, lack of, and challenges to law-student activism in which he argues that “law students have less and less time to contemplate how law school is changing them and their life

Underpaid? And overpaying for everything from food and health care to beer and concert tickets? Luke Hinrichs reports on the costs of market concentration — and how antitrust needs to be reinvigorated to help dampen corporate power. Read the article